Fundamentals of Construction Estimating / Edition 2

Fundamentals of Construction Estimating / Edition 2

by David Pratt
     
 

ISBN-10: 1401809596

ISBN-13: 9781401809591

Pub. Date: 09/02/2003

Publisher: Cengage Learning

Fundamentals of Construction Estimating takes a comprehensive approach to estimating, offering readers a well-rounded, up-to-date perspective on the estimating process. It is designed for ABET level courses and focuses on the process of utilizing the latest technology to compile cost estimates for general contractors.This is one book that users will be sure to keep…  See more details below

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Fundamentals of Construction Estimating takes a comprehensive approach to estimating, offering readers a well-rounded, up-to-date perspective on the estimating process. It is designed for ABET level courses and focuses on the process of utilizing the latest technology to compile cost estimates for general contractors.This is one book that users will be sure to keep as a standard reference for measuring and pricing construction work long after a course is completed.
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Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781401809591
Publisher:
Cengage Learning
Publication date:
09/02/2003
Edition description:
REV
Pages:
432
Product dimensions:
8.50(w) x 11.10(h) x 0.90(d)

Table of Contents

Preface
Ch. 1Introduction1
Ch. 2The Estimating Process and Preliminary Procedures17
Ch. 3Measuring Quantities Generally35
Ch. 4Measuring Sitework, Excavation and Piling55
Ch. 5Measuring Concrete Work99
Ch. 6Measuring Masonry Work125
Ch. 7Measuring Carpentry and Miscellaneous Items141
Ch. 8Pricing Generally175
Ch. 9Pricing Construction Equipment191
Ch. 10Pricing Excavation and Backfill209
Ch. 11Pricing Concrete Work235
Ch. 12Pricing Masonry, Carpentry and Finishes Work273
Ch. 13Pricing Subcontractors' Work303
Ch. 14Pricing General Expenses321
Ch. 15Closing the Bid349
App. AExtract from a Typical Soils Report391
App. BList of Items and CSI-Based Codes395
App. C: Glossary399
App. DThe Metric System and Conversions403
Index407

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